Sparsh Shah: the 15-year-old rapper with brittle bones

We interview Sparsh Shah, a 15-year-old rapper with Brittle Bone Disease. He’s a singer, songwriter and motivational speaker. He became famous for his cover of Eminem’s song, Not Afraid, and has had a documentary made about his life. Find out more about Sparsh Shah in our interview. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/10/sparsh-shah-the-15-year-old-rapper-with-brittle-bones/ Like Rock For Disability… Continue reading Sparsh Shah: the 15-year-old rapper with brittle bones

Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

This month I was recognised for my years of voluntary work as a writer for online magazine Disability Horizons that has led me to secure paid opportunities as a freelance journalist… “We also had support from our volunteers Carrie Aimes and Emma Purcell. Both have been writing great articles for us over the years and… Continue reading Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

Our writer Emma talks to owners of social enterprise Step and Stone, a bakery in Bristol that employs and trains people with learning disabilities. It’s used as a stepping stone to help equip disabled people with skills for employment. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/10/step-and-stone-a-bristol-based-bakery-run-by-people-with-learning-disabilities/ Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow me on Twitter @P94Emma, follow me… Continue reading Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

We speak to Marsha De Cordova, Shadow Minister for Disability

We’ve spoken to Labour MP and Shadow Minister for Disability, Marsha De Cordova, about her career in politics as a disabled person, her views on PIP and how Brexit will affect disabled people, and how she’s trying to make a difference for disabled people. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/08/disbility-and-politics-interview-with-marsha-de-cordova-shadow-minister-for-disability/ Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow… Continue reading We speak to Marsha De Cordova, Shadow Minister for Disability

Last Legs: a tragic comedy about disability | Disability Horizons

Last Legs is a bitter­sweet comedy-drama about a disparate group of people facing very individual challenges with a physical disability, terminal illness, mental health and trauma. Our writer Emma Purcell spoke to its creator, Steven Dark, about where the idea originated from and what he hopes the film will achieve. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/07/last-legs-a-tragic-comedy-about-disability/ Like Rock For… Continue reading Last Legs: a tragic comedy about disability | Disability Horizons